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Livestream releases Google Glass app

At this month’s NAB convention in Las Vegas, video streaming company Livestream released a developer app allowing users to broadcast live from Google Glass.

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Sony, FIFA plan 4K World Cup replay

Sony and FIFA have broadened their 4K commitment at the World Cup to three matches in order to create an official 4K film of the tournament and presumably at the request of rights holders keen to expand tests runs of Ultra HD coverage.

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Panasonic’s new Lumix does 4K video

The new Panasonic Lumix GH4 DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) camera can capture full 4K or Ultra HD at 24/25/30p and 100Mbps, or HD 50/60p at up to 200Mbps, and is the first compact system camera to offer 4K video.

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Canon adds cinema servo lens for 4K

Canon has expanded its Cinema EOS System with a new cinema lens fitted with a servo drive unit, for broadcast and handheld use with large sensor and 4K cameras.

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Elemental test 4K over CDN’s

At NAB video processing vendor Elemental Technologies partnered with Akamai and Level 3 to demonstrate a world first realtime encode of a 4K stream over a Content Delivery Network (CDN).

4K Shogun and tiny Ninja Star recorders
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4K Shogun and tiny Ninja Star recorders

Atomos has launched two new recorders, including its first 4K Apple ProRes and Raw capable recorder, the Shogun, which uses new 12G-SDI and 4K HDMI connections. This is joined by the Ninja Star, a $295 action camera-sized ProRes Compact Flash recorder.

Discovery Communications’ John Honeycutt to speak at Next TV Summit London
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Discovery Communications’ John Honeycutt to speak at Next TV Summit London

John Honeycutt, chief technology officer for Discovery Communications, has been announced as the latest speaker at Next TV Summit London.

Ericsson SVP and global head of strategy steps down
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Ericsson SVP and global head of strategy steps down

Douglas Gilstrap, senior vice president and global head of strategy, will resign from his role, effective 1 August, and leave Ericsson's Executive Leadership Team.

Sky Deutschland on demand for Android powered by Accedo
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Sky Deutschland on demand for Android powered by Accedo

Sky Deutschland’s Snap by Sky service for Android devices is being driven by Accedo’s TV Everywhere (TVE) solution.

Vitec Videocom set to acquire Autocue
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Vitec Videocom set to acquire Autocue

Vitec Videocom, a division of the Vitec Group, has reached a conditional agreement to acquire teleprompting solutions provider Autocue.

MENA presents huge growth opportunities for Pay TV
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MENA presents huge growth opportunities for Pay TV

At the end of 2013, 4.35 million households in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region subscribed to at least one pay TV service, according to a report by IHS Inc.

Xstream launches in Asia-Pacific to deliver smarter OTT
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Xstream launches in Asia-Pacific to deliver smarter OTT

Xstream, a provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services, has announced the launch of its company operations in Australia, with offices in Melbourne and Sydney.

yes unveils Israel’s first multiscreen TV service with Viaccess-Orca
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yes unveils Israel’s first multiscreen TV service with Viaccess-Orca

Israel-based satellite provider yes has revealed its first multiscreen TV offering, yes Go. The new service is supported by Viaccess-Orca’s COMPASS content discovery platform and delivers personalised video streams to consumers’ TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Cisco and Dolby speakers join Beyond HD Masters
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Cisco and Dolby speakers join Beyond HD Masters

Speakers from Cisco and Dolby have been confirmed on the Beyond HD Masters 2014 programme.

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NewBay Media acquires TV research firm

TVBEurope parent company NewBay media has acquired the television research and analysis ratings firm Ratings Intelligence. The company provides its subscribers with daily television reports that analyse and contextualise audience data.

Chello DMC opts for Tata Communications fibre for live Formula 1 feeds
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Chello DMC opts for Tata Communications fibre for live Formula 1 feeds

Official F1 licensee/broadcaster Chello DMC will receive live Formula 1 video feeds via Tata Communications’ fibre network for the first time this season.

Bexel’s Falcon Sportscaster Unit
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Bexel and Riedel partner on Falcon AVB

Bexel has revealed a new, collaborative offering with Riedel Communications. Bexel’s Falcon Sportscaster Unit will now feature an AVB (audio-video bridge) interface, developed by Riedel.

Ross Video launches Acuity switcher
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Ross Video launches Acuity switcher

Ross Video has launched Acuity, the first of a new generation of large production switcher platforms.

EVS celebrates 20 years
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EVS celebrates 20 years

EVS opened its NAB press conference on Monday with a celebration of 20 years in the industry.

Blackmagic Design launches URSA camera for high end
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Blackmagic Design launches URSA camera for high end

Blackmagic Design has announced Blackmagic URSA, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionise workflow on set.

Autodesk’s Smoke 2015 to be pay-as-you-go
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Autodesk’s Smoke 2015 to be pay-as-you-go

Autodesk has unveiled the latest version of its professional video editing software Autodesk Smoke 2015 as well as debuting Flame 2015.

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